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Rare, Possibly Unique Inlaid Bow Front Slant Lid Desk, Circle of Abiel White
South Shore, Massachusetts (Possibly Weymouth; base conforms to Abiel White shop tradition)
Original brass hardware, cherry and white pine - SOLD


The fall-front opening to interior featuring central prospect compartment beneath drawer flanked by short drawers above valanced cubie compartments. The bowed-case featuring four graduated drawers with cockbeaded moldings is raised on a conforming bowed base featuring a lobed drop with returns, inlaid with a leafy sprig (same as found on lid); the stylized cutout bracket feet are distinctive; this same foot is found on numerous other case pieces by noted cabinetmaker-Abiel White. (There are a couple imperfections to cockbeaded molding. H: 45"; W: 38"; D: 20"; writing H: 33.5")

270-143

For further information, contact David Hillier drh@aaawt.com or 978 597-8084.












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